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Bronner's Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions Book Updated Edition
$5.99
Christmas traditions bring an element of warmth and continuity to our holiday celebrations. This delightful soft-cover book explores 100 of the special legends and symbols that have inspired the beautiful ornaments sold at Bronner's CHRISTmas wonderland. The legend of the drummer boy and the symbol of the starfish are just two of the fascinating customs found in this text proudly printed in the USA. Featuring beautiful full-color illustrations by Bronner's staff artist Connie V. Larsen, our 52 page souvenir legends book is an updated edition of the text published in 2004 and includes 28 new entries. Our exclusive read is sure to stir memories, reinforce family traditions, and encourage the retelling of stories and legends you love so well for many years to come as your family draws closer!
When closed, this Bronner's Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions Book Updated Edition measures 9" tall by 6" wide. Created and printed in the USA.
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Bronner #1166090.
Symbol Of The Cherry Blossom Glass Ornament
$9.99
Symbolic of good fortune, love and affection, cherry blossoms are appreciated around the world as an early sign of spring. Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, this 3" round shimmering white ornament depicts a branch with a vibrant pink cherry blossom. Printed on the reverse side of this gorgeous keepsake is the Symbol of the Cherry Blossom which details the colorful legends associated with this perennial favorite.
Bronner #1186598.
Symbol Of The Dragonfly Glass Ornament
Glittering like a jewel in the sunlight, a dragonfly gracefully skims an indigo pond blooming with vibrant pink water lilies. This serene scene is artfully depicted on our lustrous white ornament in a myriad of vibrant glazes and iridescent glitter accents. Expertly crafted of glass in Hungary, this two-sided keepsake measures 3" round and is printed on the reverse side with a charming paragraph detailing the fascinating Symbol of the Dragonfly.

Sorry, this item is currently out of stock. We expect new supplies in early August, 2016. If you wish to backorder now, you may do so by calling 1-800-361-6736.

Multi-Color Glass Christmas Tree
$10.99
Add a touch of whimsy to your tree with this stylish ornament! Hand-painted with opalescent glazes in brilliant hues of green and red, our multi-color glass Christmas tree is patterned with artful swirls, lines and polka dots. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, this beau-tree-ful ornament measures 5¼" tall.
(Symbol of the Christmas Tree card included.)
Angel With Gold Dress And Dove Glass Ornament
$12.99
This angelic ornament is sure to add a heavenly glow to your tree! Artfully crafted of glass and resin, our lovely winged angel is elegantly robed in a shimmering gold dress and lovingly cradles a dove in her outstretched hands. Adorned with iridescent glazes and accents of silver glitter, this 5½" tall ornament comes ready to hang on an ivory gossamer ribbon and is sure to become a treasured keepsake.
Guardian Angel card included.
Tiger With Baby Glass Ornament
$11.99
Know someone who's wild for animal ornaments? Our tiger with baby ornament is sure to cause quite an up-roar! Shimmering with golden glazes and stripes of sparkling glitter, this beautiful glass keepsake measures 3" tall and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
Symbol of the Tiger card included.
Holly Drop With Icicle Ornament
$12.99
Deck your halls with the glistening shine of this dazzling ornament! Our sparkling crystal icicle drop is adorned with a ball of holly shimmering with glistening accents of Christmas green and red. Uniquely elegant, this 8" tall acrylic decoration comes ready to hang with a white ribbon.
Legend of the Holly card included.
Lion Head Molded Glass Ornament
$9.99
You'll get your lion's share of whimsy with this imaginative keepsake! Skillfully molded in glass, our charming lion head ornament is hand-painted with a myriad of vibrant glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, this 4¼" tall keepsake is sure to delight friends and family for many years to come!
Symbol of the Lion card included.
Shamrock With Top Hat Glass Ornament
$8.99
Pay tribute to your Irish heritage or cap off a special visit to the Isle with our whimsical shamrock with top hat ornament! Charmingly crafted of glass, this 4½" tall keepsake shimmers with vibrant emerald glazes and accents of shimmering glitter and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Shamrock card included.)
Bronner #1185664.
Spider In Web Clip-On Glass Ornament
$7.99
Scare up a little Halloween fun with this dazzling decoration! Skillfully crafted of glass, our 4" tall spider in web clip-on ornament is artfully detailed with eye-catching glitter in spook-tacular hues of ebony and purple.
(Legend of the Christmas Spider card included.)
Transparent Red Glass Apple Ornament
$10.99
No need to polish this apple………it has a shine all its own! Artfully produce-ed from transparent red glass, this 4" tall keepsake is accented with a sparkling leaf shimmering with green and gold glitter. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this a-peel-ing ornament makes a great teacher's gift!
(Legend of the Apple card included.)
Unicorn Ornament
$9.99
A streak of shimmering silver sequins graces this enchanting creature from the tip of his magical horn to the end of his flowing tail. Crafted of plastic with a soft faux fur covering, our snowy white unicorn measures 4½" tall and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
Legend of the Unicorn card included.
Gold Cross Ornament With White Beads
$6.99
Gleaming with dazzling gold accents and pearl white beads, the old rugged cross is transformed into something beautiful just as Christ's love transforms our hearts! Crafted of metal and wire with a crystal gemstone center and prismatic shine, this 6½" tall ornament comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
Symbol of the Cross card included.
Black Bull Glass Ornament
$19.99
Need an udder-ly unique ornament for your animal-themed tree? Crafted by skilled artisans in Poland, our black bull glass ornament measures 2¼" tall x 4" wide and is hand-painted with glistening ebony glazes and accents of iridescent glitter.
(Symbol of the Cow card included.)
Beehive Glass Ornament
$24.99
What's all the buzzzzzzz about? Our beautiful beehive glass ornament, of course! Expertly mouth-blown in Poland, this exquisite keepsake depicts a swarm of honey bees in field of wildflowers busily tending their comb. Alight with vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents, this 3¼" tall keepsake is sure to bee appreciated by the apiarist or nature lover on your Christmas list!
(Symbol of the Bee card included.)
Green Dragonfly Glass Ornament
$14.99
It's a special treat to see a dragonfly swooping gracefully through the summer breeze or even in your tree! Capture the feeling with our whimsical green dragonfly glass ornament. Exquisitely hand-crafted in Poland, this ¾" tall x 3¼" wide dragonfly has a delightfully striped tail and a pair of dazzling glitter-accented wings crafted of semi-transparent plastic.
Symbol of the Dragonfly card included.
Ladybugs Around Red Glass Ornament
$8.99
Have you ever wondered how "ladybugs" acquired their unusual name? According to European folklore, when aphids invaded vineyards many years ago, farmers prayed to the Virgin Mary for help. After a swarm of the little red beetles appeared to eat the aphids and save the crops, the farmers named the insects "ladybugs" in Honor of Mary, Our Lady. Symbolizing good luck, this unique ladybug ornament depicts a band of the delightfully spotted insects inching their way all around a vibrant red glass surface. Artfully crafted in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, this cheerful 3" round keepsake is sure to brighten your tree for many years to come!
(Legend of the Ladybug card included.)
Bronner #1188126.
Glass Apple With Slice Ornament
$14.99
This fresh design is hand-picked from our tree to yours! Skillfully crafted in Poland with a variety of opalescent glazes and glistening glitter accents, our red glass apple with slice ornament measures 2½" tall and is sure to be a fruit-full addition to your holidays!
(Legend of the Apple card included.)
Standing Hedgehog Glass Ornament
$9.99
A sparkling personality makes this little 4½" critter shine! Our standing hedgehog ornament is hand-painted with a myriad of vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Hedgehog card included.)
Bronner #1186487.
Blown Glass Clown Ornament
$24.99
What could be more entertaining than this Italian blown glass design? Hand-painted with a variety of vibrant primary colors, our whimsical clown has an artfully detailed face accented with a ruffled ribbon collar. Measuring 6½" tall, this fun keepsake has all the charm of a three-ringed circus!
(Tradition of the Clown card included.)
Santa With Walking Stick And Bag Of Gifts Glass Ornament
$29.99
A myriad of colorful glazes and sparkling glitter accents make this enchanting St. Nick a must-have for Santa collectors! Expertly crafted of glass from Poland, this shimmering keepsake depicts Santa with a star-topped walking stick toting a bag of festively wrapped gifts. Measuring 6½" tall, this handsome Santa is sure to add a festive touch to your holiday ho-ho home!
(Story of St. Nicholas…Santa Claus card included.)
Bronner #1186642.
Red Egg With Floral Pattern Glass Ornament
$9.99
Masterfully crafted of glass from Poland, this truly egg-straordinary ornament is artfully hand-painted with a myriad of vibrant glazes and glistening glitter accents. Measuring 2½" tall, our red egg with floral pattern is sure to be an eggs-quisite addition to any tree.
(Tradition of the Painted Egg card included.)
Bronner #1186362.
3 Inch Brown Pine Cone Glass Ornament
$11.99
Are you pine-ing for an extraordinary decoration? Shimmering with rich glazes, our 3" tall brown pine cone ornament is artfully accented with eye-catching glitter highlighting each delicate scale. Masterfully rendered of glass in Poland, our pretty pine cone makes a natural addition to any tree!
(Tradition of the Pine Cone card included.)
Bronner #1186919.
Red And White Glass Candy Cane Ornament
$6.99
Add a twist of color to the tree with this sweet treat! Artfully crafted of glass with subtle shimmering glitter accents, our red and white striped glass candy cane ornament measures 5¼" tall and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Symbol of the Candy Cane card included.)
Bronner #1187315.
Red Poinsettia Glass Ornament
$12.99
Our red poinsettia ornament is simply blooming with sparkling radiance! Artfully crafted of glass in Poland, this 3½" tall Christmas flower is hand-painted with festive glazes and sparkling glitter accents and is sure to add timeless elegance to the tree!
(Legend of the Poinsettia card included.)
Bronner #1185988.
Arctic Polar Bear With Cub Glass Ornament
$24.99
Do you have a bare branch on your tree for this adorable pair? Exquisitely mouth-blown in Poland, our dazzling ornament depicts a polar bear and cub shimmering with hand-painted glazes and dazzling white glitter accents. Measuring 3¼" tall, this stunning keepsake makes a great gift for the Arctic enthusiast on your Christmas list!
Symbol of the Polar Bear card included.
Brown Bull Glass Ornament
$19.99
Need an udder-ly unique ornament for your animal-themed tree? Crafted by skilled artisans in Poland, our brown bull glass ornament measures 2¼" tall x 4" wide and is hand-painted with glistening glazes and accents of iridescent glitter.
(Symbol of the Cow card included.)
Doves On Heart Glass Ornament
$15.99
Masterfully crafted of glass in Poland with a gorgeous two-sided design, this unique heart-shaped ornament depicts two "birds of peace" fluttering over a single golden bell. Shimmering with opalescent glazes and accents of shimmering glitter, our 4" tall doves on heart glass ornament will make a special Christmas or wedding gift!
Symbol of the Dove card included.
Blue Glass Heart With Silver Leaf Design
$7.99
Decorate to your heart's content with this charming keepsake! Our dazzling glass heart is artfully crafted in Germany and measures a petite 2" tall. Shimmering in sapphire blue with a silver glitter leaf pattern, this beautiful ornament also makes a love-ly gift for friends and family!
Symbol of the Heart card included.
Glass Chimney Sweep Ornament
$9.99
Santa's not the only man who's familiar with a chimney! Masterfully crafted of glass in Poland, our chimney sweep glass ornament shimmers with ebony glazes and sparkling silver accents and measures a petite 2¾" tall. Reminiscent of days gone by, this charming keepsake is sure to sweep you off your feet!
(Legend of the Chimney Sweep card included.)
Perfectly illustrating a legend, symbol, or tradition, each ornament in these sections has been chosen by Bronner's as a symbol for the story it represents. Each section has its own special story that adds depth and enjoyment to the beauty of the ornaments. Enjoy these special traditions that will bring meaning and enjoyment to your Christmas for years to come!
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